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Patrick AFB/Cape Canaveral AFS Hurricane Informaton

This page provides current information and relevant links in the event that Patrick Air Force Base, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the people assigned could be affected by a hurricane.  The information is intended to assist people in preparing for a hurricane striking the local area. The inclement weather phone line is 321-494-4636/DSN: 854-4636.
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HURCON 4: Alert phase
Hurricane Condition 4 is declared by the 45th Space Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a storm with 50-knot (58 m.p.h.) sustained winds or greater possible within 72 hours. Stock up emergency supplies. Copy important papers and phone numbers; store in storm-proof place. Individuals evacuating should decide now where to go.

HURCON 3: Preparation Phase
Hurricane Condition 3 is declared by the 45th Space Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a storm with 50-knot (58 m.p.h.) sustained winds or greater possible within 48 hours. Monitor storm reports on local radio and television stations. Bring in lawn furniture, trash cans, potted plants and other loose objects. Individuals planning to evacuate should know the route they will take and consider leaving before an evacuation order is issued.

HURCON 2: Final Preparation Phase
Hurricane Condition 2 is declared by the 45th Space Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a storm with 50-knot (58 m.p.h.) sustained winds or greater possible within 24 hours. Adhere to evacuation orders if provided. Listen constantly to storm reports and board windows and glass doors. Turn refrigerator and freezer to their highest setting; freeze water in jugs. Fill sinks and tubs with water for bathing and sanitary purposes. Residents on high ground away from beaches should consider riding out the storm.

HURCON 1: Secure Phase
Hurricane Condition 1 is declared by the 45th Space Wing commander when the forecast calls for the arrival of a storm with 50-knot (58 m.p.h.) sustained winds or greater possible within 12 hours. All preparations should be complete. If necessary, evacuation orders should be followed. Remain indoors if riding out the storm.
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